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Real estate News 05/2017



Looking for real estate in Boston? 3 zip codes to check out
Boston real estate is hot right now and home prices are only going up. So how and where can you get in to the game? Advertisement. WEBVTT HAVE LED TO FEWER OVERDOSE DEATHS.ANTOINETTE: 5:19.NEW THIS MORNING IN YOUR ECONOMY, ...
Life After Oil Makes Real Estate Canada's New Economic Crutch ...
Life After Oil Makes Real Estate Canada's New Economic Crutch ...
The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC
The disregarded SMLLC's member (this could be you) is considered to directly own for federal income tax purposes any real estate that is actually owned by the disregarded SMLLC. Therefore, an exchange of property owned by your SMLLC will be treated as ...
The reality of real estate: From Ranger to realtor
Real estate is a seductive industry. I don't know how many times I've heard veterans tell me, “Yeah man, I'm considering getting my real estate license and making some serious money.” They always have a friend of a friend who got out of the military ...
Exclusive: Convene Raises $68 Million to “Starwood-ify” offices
This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter on deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Increasingly, venture investors view real estate as the next industry to be transformed by disruptive technology. But as they start investing in the ...
First-quarter real estate sales nearly double
Wilton turned in a powerful first quarter for single-family home sales, with 44 houses being sold, up from 26 a year earlier. That was a remarkable increase of 69.2%, and was the strongest showing of any town in lower Fairfield County. The data was ...
The state of Staten Island real estate
But her search has resulted in frustrations that will sound familiar to many New Yorkers who've tried to buy in the city's fast-paced, high-priced real estate market. “Everything I want is getting snatched up immediately,” she says. “If you do find ...
Real estate trend: Wooden beams
In a 2016 article, the Wall Street Journal wrote about faux barn wood and ways to achieve the rustic look without actually having the real deal. But here in southwestern Connecticut, a rich history or architecture means homeowners can get the authentic ...
Meet The Members Of Forbes Real Estate Council
From owners of high-level brokerages and agencies to senior-level executives of real estate technology companies, industry search databases, and unique concepts paving the way for the future of the real estate business, members of the Forbes Real ...
10 Myths About The Real Estate Industry, Debunked
As flexible schedules and independent work become more appealing (and accepted), more and more people — including a surge of millennials — are joining the real estate business. But while there can be many perks, there are also a lot of industry ...
10 Myths About The Real Estate Industry, Debunked
As flexible schedules and independent work become more appealing (and accepted), more and more people — including a surge of millennials — are joining the real estate business. But while there can be many perks, there are also a lot of industry ...
These real estate companies made our Best Places to Work 2017
If you're a real estate professional looking for a great place to work, we have a list of top candidates for you, all of which made our Best Places to Work list for 2017. But don't take our word for it: Each of the companies on our list were nominated ...
Your real estate questions answered
Most of our lives are spent in real estate. Whether it's an apartment or house we rent, own, or develop, or that office job where we work 9 to 5. We literally eat, sleep, and work in real estate for the majority of our lives. In other words, REAL ...
Echoes of a Real Estate Bubble Reverberate in Japan
TOKYO—In the nation that spawned the mother of all modern real-estate bubbles three decades ago, market conditions these days feel slightly familiar. Real-estate loans are at a record, and top buildings are selling for more than 30 times their annual ...
Kenya's black market in “refugee real estate”
Cory Rodgers is a doctoral candidate studying anthropology at Oxford University. His research with pastoralists and refugees focuses on Turkana in northwestern Kenya. The informal system of shelter ownership that has sprung up in refugee camps in Kenya ...
How self-driving cars will profoundly change real estate
His prediction is that driverless cars could become a reality in five years, and will profoundly affect real estate within eight or nine years. "When the first driverless car is on the road, I think people will start thinking about zoning changes ...
How analytics can transform federal real estate budget planning
Now is the time for federal facility managers and agency real property managers to drive modernization. The new administration is led by a builder who is forming a council of real estate developers to emphasize infrastructure investment as a top ...
A new venture firm focused on real estate has raised $212 million from real estate industry giants
It isn't easy to find white space in the world of venture capital, where every venture firm must have a specific vision to sell to the universities, pension funds and family offices that tend to fund them. But Brendan Wallace and business partner Brad ...
5 things your New York City real estate broker probably won't tell you
A good broker should be honest, realistic, and encouraging, but that doesn't mean they should be a truth-bending 'Yes Man.' Within the NYC real estate industry, the latter seems to be the norm, which makes sense when you consider that turnover is one ...
CRE Opinion: Real Estate and Psychology? Please have a seat on my couch.
Over the past few years, real estate advisors have noticed Human Resources departments having an increased amount of input on real estate decisions. Companies can no longer separate the correlation or impact one has on the other. Although real estate ...
'Fixer Upper' Chip Gaines' real estate brokerage now a $1M-plus battleground
You're probably less familiar with the names Richard Clark and John Lewis, but they were formerly two-thirds of Magnolia Realty, and in a lawsuit filed last week in McClellan County, Texas, Clark and Lewis are alleging that the real estate brokerage ...
Fix-and-flip real estate scheme in Denver leads to felony charges against two men
A Denver grand jury has indicted two men on charges they ran a real estate scheme in the city that defrauded 10 investors of $1 million with promises to fix and flip properties. Elliott Boston III, 47, is charged with one count violating the Colorado ...
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
A foreign investor has bought this 1910 five-story 8,370-square-foot walk-up with seven apartments — four two-bedrooms, two three-bedrooms and a six-bedroom that takes up the entire third floor. One is rent-stabilized, and the rest are recently ...
This Startup Wants to Be the Amazon of Real Estate
Although the Kushners helped found the real-estate investing startup with Williams in 2014, their roles today are strictly as advisers, says Williams, who met Joshua when they both were undergraduate students at Harvard University. However, it was ...
Real Estate Industry Strives to Attract Young Talent via Competitions, University Partnerships
A career in commercial real estate offers the freedom and flexibility that may be appealing to the latest generation of workers, but the industry has more work to do in attracting young talent, sources say. This is becoming more crucial as the average ...
3 steps to boost online real estate lead conversion rates
Have you been trying unsuccessfully to increase online real estate lead conversion rates? You aren't alone. Many real estate agents are seeing a lower return on investment (ROI) when it comes to online lead conversion. According to Sam Monreal, Vice ...
Nine Twitter Accounts For Aspiring Real Estate Investors To Follow
We've all heard success stories of individuals getting rich from a smart real estate investment opportunity. But like any other wealth-building strategy, success in the real estate market isn't based on luck: It requires real knowledge and skills that ...
Digital tech is changing real estate
But the way of doing business in the real estate sector is changing rapidly. With buyers viewing properties through virtual tours, using FaceTime with their real estate agents and even drone inspections, consumers can do their real estate homework from ...
Austin real estate exec John Goff to donate nearly $6 million to UT ...
Austin real estate exec John Goff to donate nearly $6 million to UT ...
3 Questions: How urbanization and revolutionary innovation are shaping global real estate
The increase in urbanization is paralleled by revolutionary advances in digital technology, innovation in the built environment, and new modes for how real estate is transacted and conducted. This combination has created significant opportunities — as ...
How to find the perfect real estate agent, in 4 steps
house suburb Start with deciding what neighborhood you want to be in — many agents are experts in one area. rawmn/Shutterstock. So you've decided to buy a home — congratulations! The first step? Linking up with a real estate agent. Ideally, it's ...
On Israeli bond market, “The Americans” are now family
The Urbancorp fiasco triggered panic in the Israeli market over “The Americans,” the crop of U.S. real estate companies that, by then, had issued over $2.5 billion in debt. “All the American companies went down,” said Rafi Lipa, a principal at Victory ...
Upper Pittsgrove property sells for $725K | South Jersey real estate
ALLOWAY TWP. -- 86 W. Main St., Cheryl Azzaro to Nicole Maria Biro for $100,000. BRIDGETON. -- 119 N. Laurel St., Silk City LLC to Shaun Clark for $92,500. CARNEYS POINT TWP. -- 1 Kidd Court, Tri-County Real Estate Maintenance Company Inc. to ...
Kayne Anderson Real Estate to buy Sentio Healthcare in $825 million deal
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP's real estate private equity arm said on Thursday it would buy healthcare real estate investment trust Sentio Healthcare Properties Inc (SNTH.PK) in an $825 million deal. Sentio Healthcare, backed by U.S. buyout firm ...
Denver Has Many More Real Estate Agents Than Real Estate Listings
Experts suggest that the inventory in Denver's red-hot housing market is at an all-time low. But there's no shortage of real estate agents looking to sell the homes that have been listed. Right now, there are more agents than there are properties on ...
Sioux Falls' Rise in Luxury Real Estate
Fueled by a mix of business-friendly tax laws and rapid growth in the medical and financial fields, Sioux Falls is experiencing a boomlet in the luxury-home market. Photo: Greg Latza for The Wall Street Journal ...
What's a Good CAP Rate to Buy Real Estate?
As a real estate investor that many people look to for advice, the number one question I get asked is, “What CAP rate do you buy?” but this is the wrong question. One piece of data doesn't substantiate a deal. CAP rate is important but don't get locked ...
This new real estate site is aimed at first-time buyers
The real estate site Zillow has launched a new tool aimed at first-time home buyers on realestate.com. It features a calculator that adds up the expenses of owning a home, like property taxes and utilities — the kind of things that new buyers don't ...
Bundesbank warns of German real estate bubble
Some early warning indicators such as credit volumes and easing credit standards pointed to banks willing to take on more risk, he added. "The mixture of booming real estate market and low interest rates can become a dangerous cocktail for the banking ...
In Denver's red-hot real estate market, 5 things to do before ever setting foot in an open house
The workshops, which Brothers offers in both English and Spanish, cover the process from start to finish — renting versus owning, budgeting, loan types, getting qualified for a mortgage, working with a real estate agent, contracts, how to protect your ...
Dave Ramsey: Crowdfunding not a way into real estate
Investing in real estate is wonderful when you do it right. Get out of debt first, pay cash and find great bargains. When you get in a hurry, and do dumb stuff like go into debt or get mixed up with partnerships in the process, real estate's a horrible ...
VC firm Fifth Wall has new model for supporting real estate startups
With its long time frames and old-school reputation, real estate has never been the most tech-savvy of industries. A new investment fund called Fifth Wall wants to change that by investing in technologies for the built world in a very industry-specific ...
Breaking out of the 'vanilla pie' real estate mold
The founders of Robert Louis Group always knew they wanted to open a business together. J.R. Foster and David Hornberger, founders of the commercial real estate brokerage and capital firm, met in seventh grade. They attended Cincinnati Country Day ...
Is Denver's real estate market a bubble ready to burst? - Denver7 ...
Is Denver's real estate market a bubble ready to burst? - Denver7 ...
Chashama—Showcasing Emerging Artists In Vacant Real Estate Space
Mr. and Mrs. Clown were on hand to welcome springtime at a party the artist support group Chashama threw at one of Shamco Management's Flatbush apartment buildings last Saturday. It marked the first time that Chashama, which has been persuading ...
Landscape changes for commercial real estate lending
Despite reports of shrinking commercial real estate lending opportunities, the industry in Northern Colorado is robust, according to bankers in the region. Matt Gorr, chairman of First Western Trust in Boulder, said the economy is seeing a number of ...
Jared Kushner And The Murky World Of Real Estate
Email. May 5, 20175:04 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition · Jackie Northam. Jared Kushner was a thriving real estate developer before his father-in-law ran for president. His expansive White House role has raised concerns that his business could influence ...
Real estate: Broker's contract can be limited to 1 showing
Dear Edith: I read your article about a couple trying to sell their house. Here's what happened to us. Before we moved to our retirement home late last year, we placed our house on the market with a first broker. This agent wasted six months of our ...
Real Estate Weekly: Net Lease REITs Crushed On Continued Retail Woes
Across other areas of the real estate sector, mortgage REITs (NYSEARCA:REM) finished the week lower by 2.3% and the international real estate ETF (NASDAQ:VNQI) gained 0.5%. The 10-Year Treasury yield (NYSEARCA:IEF) climbed 8 basis points on the ...
Norfolk County Real Estate Activity Mixed for April
A total of 1,248 properties were sold in April compared to 1,358 in April 2016, representing an 8% decline. However, total dollar volume of real estate sales, both residential and commercial came in at $774 million for the month, a whopping 56 ...